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Singapore Airlines adds new flights to Istanbul

Date: 13/10/2008 Singapore Airlines adds new flights to Istanbul The new flights depart Singapore on Mondays and Fridays making the Singapore-Dubai-Istanbul route daily except Wednesdays. Travel Weekly - 25 September 2008

Posted on 14 February 2011

Is Santa Claus in demand ? More than 400,000 visit Church of St Nicholas

Date: 10/10/2008 Is Santa Claus in demand ? More than 400,000 visit Church of St Nicholas Pilgrims and tourists alike come to the Church of St. Nicholas in the Mediterranean coastal town of Demre to pay homage to a protector of children and sailors, who has also taken his place...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Çiragan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul among best in world

Date: 10/10/2008 Çiragan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul among best in world Readers of prominent travel magazine Conde Naste have selected the Çiragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul as the sixth-best hotel in Europe, west Asia and Russia, with 89.25 points. This brings it ahead of many of its rivals in Paris, Milan and...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish Airlines still growing at 15%

Date: 01/10/2008 Turkish Airlines still growing at 15% Europe’s politicians may still be arguing over whether Turkey should one day be invited to join the EU, but the country’s national airline is putting most of Europe’s flag-carriers to shame by expanding rapidly and profitably. According to Airline Weekly the carrier...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Future of Europe passes through Turkey

Date: 30/09/2008 Future of Europe passes through Turkey Michel Rocard, former French prime minister (1988-1991) and now a member of the European Parliament, strongly defends the case for Turkey's membership in his new book "Oui a la Turquie" (Yes to Turkey), published at the beginning of September. To him, Turkey...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Investment in Turkey by recommended European Bank for Reconstruction Development

Date: 30/09/2008 Investment in Turkey by recommended European Bank for Reconstruction Development The directors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development yesterday recommended that the bank should start investing in Turkey, a move which would mark the institution's first operation outside former communist countries. The board of directors, which...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Emerging oppurtunities

Date: 30/09/2008 Emerging oppurtunities Financial Times Q&A session with Dr Mark Mobius The financial storm of the past year has cast doubt on a number of theories concerning the soaring success of emerging markets. Most notable was the decoupling theory, which suggested that many emerging markets had sufficiently developed domestic...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Financial Market Hurricane Misses Turkey

Date: 22/09/2008 Financial Market Hurricane Misses Turkey Turkish banks and home lenders have not experienced the same credit woes as many U.S. and European lenders. This is due to the low market penetration and low debt to equity ratios that exist in Turkey. Freddie and Fannie routinely provided 90 percent...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Honda Turkey to Expand Production Capacity

Date: 22/09/2008 Honda Turkey to Expand Production Capacity Honda Turkey to expand production capacity Honda Motor Co., Japan's second-biggest automaker, is planning to expand production capacity in Turkey by 26 percent by the middle of next year. Honda Turkey will increase its capacity to 63,000 cars a year from 50,000,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

B & Q – “Turkey is driving growth”

Date: 19/09/2008 B & Q - “Turkey is driving growth” Ian Cheshire, chief executive of Kingfisher, felt able to crack a joke as he presented the B&Q owner's first-half results. Quite a feat for a man trying to revive the retail giant. The group has managed to reduce debt so...

Posted on 14 February 2011